# Is 0.938 a rational or irrational number?

Apr 24, 2018

0.938 is a rational number.

#### Explanation:

This is because any rational number can be represented as

$x = \frac{a}{b} ,$ with $a , b \in \mathbb{Z}$

Then, 0.938 can be read as 938 thousandths, and thus:

$0.938 = \frac{938}{1000}$

Apr 24, 2018

$0.938$ is a rational number, equal to $\frac{938}{1000}$.